|Some of the paleontological material returned to Mongolia|
by U.S. officials last week. Courtesy ICE
- The dinosaur bones were not stolen.
- U.S. officials failed to publish proper country of origin and valuation rules for fossils.
- The bones could not be proven to have actually originated from Mongolia.
- It could not be proven that the bones were taken without the Mongolian government’s permission.
- Mongolian law was ambiguous and unenforced.